"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
After a rain delay, we have the much anticipated US Open final: #1 Novak Djokovic vs. #2 Roger Federer.
42nd career meeting - Roger leads 21-20, but Novak leads the series in majors.
Novak is going for his 2nd title in New York, and Roger is a 5-time winner of the tournament.
Come on Roger!
Congrats to former UM runner Nick Willis, who won the NY 5th Avenue Mile. He beat a good field, and looked strong crossing the line.
I'll post a link once I find one; it is/was live on ESPN2.
EDIT: Here's the leaderboard
Sorry to post this on a Friday before a game, but a major and totally surprising piece of sports news.
Roberta Vinci, a 32 year old (300:1 odds) Italian beat Serena Williams in the US Open, denying Williams the chance of a calendar Gran Slam, last done in 1988 by Steffi Graf.
Quick question: What is the MGoCommunity's go to method for covertly reading MGoBlog content during the workday? I like to take a 10 minute break every day to view the blog and catch up, but...
- In an office/cube environment, with medium-heavy traffic behind me without a privacy screen.
- Can't spend too much time on the phone to read via the iOS app.
- Having MGoBlog up with all of its beautiful maize and blue, Har-BAUGH banner, and images draws too much attention.
Should we fundraise for a "panic" button which minimizes the window?
Is there a plain-text/monochrome/generic version of the site I could utilize during the work day (but doesn't deprive the MGoStaff of ad revenue?
It's over at TMZ. Mods, if this is too gossipy, feel free to delete. But it's probably the best account of what happened, directly from the fiancee. She said beer likely involved.